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Asus VivoBook 15 X512UF-BQ135T

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Asus VivoBook 15 X512UF-BQ135T
Asus VivoBook 15 X512UF-BQ135T (VivoBook 15 X Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-8550U 4 x 1.8 - 4 GHz, Kaby Lake Refresh
Graphics adapter
Memory
8 GB 
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
256 GB SSD
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Card Reader: undefined
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.9 x 357 x 230 ( = 0.78 x 14.06 x 9.06 in)
Battery
32 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.75 kg ( = 61.73 oz / 3.86 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 7 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus VivoBook 15 X512UF-BQ135T

90% Asus VivoBook 15 incelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор ASUS VivoBook 15 X512DK-BQ153T. Универсальный ноутбук на AMD Ryzen 5
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Compact size; stylish design; great built quality; thin frames; nice connectivity; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/07/2020
Большой экран в маленьком и недорогом ноутбуке — ASUS Vivobook 15
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Elegant design; high performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/14/2019
Обзор тонкого и легкого 15-дюймового ноутбука Asus VivoBook 15 X512UF
Source: Ixbt RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful processor; slim size; light weight; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/07/2019
Обзор ASUS VivoBook 15 X512U: универсальный медиум для контента
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; nice design; great built quality; silent system. Negative: Poor display; average autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/22/2019
Обзор ASUS VivoBook 15 X512UF. Компактный ноутбук с дисплеем NanoEdge
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; compact size; thin frames; high autonomy; good connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2019
RECENZE: ASUS VivoBook 15 (X512U) - jednoduchý 15,6'' notebook pro práci a jednoduché hraní
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Attractive design; solid workmanship; good cooling system. Negative: Poor display; no backlit keys; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/28/2019

Comment

Model: The Asus VivoBook 15 X512UF-BQ135T is an all-rounder laptop built for users on the go. Its new frameless four-sided NanoEdge display boasts an ultra-slim 5.7 mm bezel, giving an amazing 88 % screen-to-body ratio for supremely immersive visuals. The new ErgoLift hinge design also tilts the keyboard up for more comfortable typing. As for designs, there are five color options to choose from, which are Classic Transparent Silver, Elegant Slate Gray, Cool Peacock Blue, Flashy Beetle Shell or Brilliant Coral Crush. Either way, with the VivoBook 15 X512, users not only opt for a strikingly stylish eye-catcher, but also for a particular mobile companion, which is 1600 g light, 19.5 mm thin and even more compact than the previous generation, and thus even handier and still more practical. As soon as the display of the VivoBook 15 X512 is folded up, the innovative ErgoLift tilt hinge raises the illuminated full-size keyboard automatically at a 3-degree angle. The result is better work ergonomics with improved writing comfort. In addition, heat cannot accumulate under the unit, increasing cooling efficiency and thus overall performance. The NanoEdge display on the VivoBook 15 X512 delights with stunning viewing experiences with extremely narrow edges on all four screens - and a screen-to-body ratio of 88 %. In combination with the brilliant Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) resolution, the exclusive display technologies ASUS Splendid for better colors and Tru2Life video for more impressive film display, and wide viewing angle, users can fully immerse.

To help users to never stall, the VivoBook 15 is equipped with state-of-the-art hardware (up to the Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8 GHz 8th generation processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX130 graphics). With fast 8 GB RAM and convenient hybrid storage that combines a fast 256 GB SSD and a large 1 TB HDD hard drive, users can quickly and effortlessly handle any task at hand. And for convenient and secure Windows Hello Logins, the X512 has a fingerprint sensor integrated. The VivoBook 15 keeps user going for longer thanks to a high-quality lithium-polymer battery for all-day computing. The ASUS exclusive ASUS Battery Health Charging technology helps protect the battery from overcharging, increases battery lifespan and reduces the chance of damage from battery swelling, keeping the battery in tip-top condition. The VivoBook 15 is equipped with reversible USB Type-C, USB 3.1 and USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, and a microSD card reader so users can easily connect all their current peripherals, displays and projectors with zero hassle. As a conclusion, the Asus VivoBook 15 X512UF-BQ135T is a compact laptop that immerses users in whatever they set out to do. Be it productive multitasking, multimedia editing or casual gaming, this laptop is ready to do it. The lightweight and ergonomic design also makes it ideal for users who are always on the go.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

NVIDIA GeForce MX130: Mid-range graphics card for mobiles based on the Maxwell architecture. Renamed GeForce 940MX.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i5-8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.

Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.

Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.

Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.


90%: There are not very many models that are rated better. Most of the assessments are in percentage ranges below that. The tested product is not considered perfect, but the sources give a clear purchase recommendation.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-04-23 (Update: 2019-04-23)